Kerry Coombs coached Cincinnati Colerain to a state championship in 2004 and sent the Cardinals to four other state semifinal appearances during a 16-year career in which he compiled a 161-34 record. Coombs also coached under Brian Kelly and was part of three Cincinnati Bearcats teams that went 33-7 overall and played in two BCS bowl games. Before starring at Ohio State and becoming a three-time Super Bowl champion, Mike Vrabel was a standout at Cuyahoga Falls (Ohio) Walsh Jesuit High School, which is just minutes from Akron.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — With spring practice in the books and Ohio State heading into its offseason conditioning program, BuckeyeNation is looking at the players who boosted their stock with the program the most during those 15 workouts. The offense went first last week, and it’s now followed up with a handful of defenders who will be in line for heavy workloads this fall. No. 5: Tyvis Powell Who: The defensive back spent his first year on campus on the sideline and in the crosshairs of position coach Kerry Coombs, who peppered Powell every day during his redshirt season with tough love designed to bring out his best and develop him into a contributor in the secondary.
According to a hilarious video making the Internet rounds, stretching exercises were just too strenuous for one Ohio State kicker.
When Urban Meyer needed a replacement for then-secondary coach Bill Sheridan, who went to the NFL, he looked right into southwestern Ohio to pluck Cincinnati assistant coach Kerry Coombs.
In 11 months, Coombs has gone from a replacement to one …
One of the easiest aspects of putting together a collegiate coaching staff is finding a special teams coordinator. Seriously, it’s easy. Look around your staff. Find the most intense guy on it. Congratulations, that’s your special teams coordinator. He’ll be …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has announced that cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs will also be in charge of the team’s special teams. Coombs is in his 31st year of coaching, including his seventh on the collegiate level – and is just starting his second season with the Buckeyes. He spent five years at the University of Cincinnati and was special teams coordinator for three seasons (2009-11). Coombs helped Ohio State to a 12-0 record this year. A lifelong Ohioan, he grew up in suburban Cincinnati, graduated from Colerain High in 1979 and from the University of Dayton in 1983, and has a master’s degree from Wright State (1996).
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kerry Coombs officially has another outlet for his seemingly bottomless supply of energy. After making a positive impression during his first season as an assistant coach leading the cornerbacks, Coombs added some additional responsibilities on Friday with a promotion to become the program’s special teams coordinator. Coombs will continue to work with the cornerbacks as well, but the extra title qualifies as a promotion for the veteran coach following a productive first season working under coach Urban Meyer.
Which assistant coach is Buckeye Nation most excited about? 1. Luke Fickell – 14 Votes 2. Mike Vrabel – 13 Votes 2. Kerry Coombs – 13 Votes 4. Ed Warinner – 12 Votes 5. Tom Herman – 7 Votes 5. Tim Hinton – 7 Votes 5. Everett Withers – 7 Votes 5. Stan Drayton – 7 Votes 9. Zach Smith – 6 Votes Next Question: Who do you think will record the most sacks next season for Ohio State?
COLUMBUS — Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has named Kerry Coombs an assistant coach in charge of the Buckeyes' cornerbacks.
Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has named Kerry Coombs, an assistant coach at Cincinnati, an assistant coach in charge of the Buckeyes’ cornerbacks.